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Before the fame arrived, what did performers do to make ends meet?

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Name & Band
Former Career
Comments & Submittor Name
Sheryl Crow, Sheryl Crow Music teacher This was even before she was a backup singer for Michael Jackson. - Martha Hankins
Simon & Garfunkel, Art Garfunkel math teacher, carpenter I bet the students had fun with his name. - Amy
Slipknot, Corey Taylor P**n shop worker EWW!!! - Glenn rousseau
Small Faces, Rod Stewart Gravedigger Highgate cemetary. Rod also considered a career in sports (either soccer or rugby), but decided he couldn't do that while drunk. - Tim Kramar
Smashing Pumpkins, Jimmy Chamberlin Construction worker Had a job building custom homes with his brother-in-law, after he left the band JP and the Cats. After his stint in construction, he joined the Smashing Pumpkins - Ra'akone
Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan worked at a records store While there, he met future bandmate James Iha. - Ra'akone
Social Distortion, Mike Ness Adult Film Store Employee Yeah... - G
Solo singer, Trace Adkins Oil drill platform worker Before becoming a big country music star, at one time Trace worked on an oil drilling platform out in the Gulf of Mexico. - Edward
Split Enz, Tim Finn and Eddie Rayner At one stage they worked in a lolly factory and were always white when they left due to the icing su  - dizrythmia
Split Enz, Neil Finn Worked in a record store and a hospital before the phonecall.  - dizrythmia
Split Enz/ Crowded House, Neil Finn He used to play the piano and ukelie in a sailor suit.  - i lurve the enz
Sting, Sting Bus Conducter Got this tidbit from Ripley's Believe it or Not. - Hank

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